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16th December 2017

16th December 2017

We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Today we feature Holly by Christine Battle, Dip EGS, AB. The holly and the ivy, When they are both full grown Of all the trees that are in the wood The holly bears the crown Traditional British Folk Christmas Carol Are you enjoying our botanical illustrations?  Join our Facebook […]

 
15th December 2017

15th December 2017

We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Today we feature Fig by Curzon Tussaud, Dip EGS. In the bleak mid-winter, frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter, long ago. “In the Bleak Midwinter”, Christina Rossetti, 1872 Are […]

 
14th December 2017

14th December 2017

We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Today we feature Walnuts by Gaye Norman, Dip EGS, AB. I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens, 1812-1870. Are you enjoying our botanical illustrations?  Join our Facebook group to stay up to date with latest news from CSBA and […]

 
13th December 2017

13th December 2017

We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Today we feature Mistletoe by Christine Battle, Dip EGS CSBA Tutor. Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration. Anamika Mishra Are you enjoying our botanical illustrations?  Join our Facebook group to stay up to date with latest news from CSBA and share your thoughts on these beautiful images. […]

 
12th December 2017

12th December 2017

We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Today we feature Pomegranate by Carolyn Jenkins, Dip EGS. Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. It is no season in which to wander the […]

 
11th December 2017

11th December 2017

We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Today we feature Nutmegs by Sarah Gould, Dip EGS, CSBA Tutor. In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus, 1913-1960. Are you enjoying our botanical illustrations?  Join our Facebook group to stay up to date with latest news from […]

 
10th December 2017

10th December 2017

We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Sprout by Elaine Searle, Dip EGS, AB, CSBA Tutor. In my experience, clever food is not appreciated at Christmas. It makes the little ones cry and the old ones nervous. Jane Grigson, cookery writer, 1928-1990. Are you enjoying our botanical illustrations?  Join our Facebook group to stay up to […]

 
9th December 2017

9th December 2017

  We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Cedrus Deodara by Jeanne Debons, Dip EGS, AB. Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo

 
8th December 2017

8th December 2017

We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Holly by Lyn Sykes, Dip EGS, AB. Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly? Emily Bronte Are you enjoying our botanical illustrations?  Join our Facebook group to stay up to date with […]

 
7th December 2017

7th December 2017

We’re delighted to share our own Advent countdown with you this month, featuring seasonal botanical images painted by the talented members of EGS and CSBA aulmni group, Amicus Botanicus, and CSBA tutors. A new image will be posted each day as we enjoy the anticipation and preparations for a joyful Christmas. Hellebores by Carolyn Jenkins, Dip EGS. “Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.” Pietro Aretino, 1492-1556